|Time commitment||8-16 hours weekly, 4 months minimum commitment|
The New England Aquarium’s Development Department raises funds through memberships and gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations to support programs throughout the Aquarium. The Development Volunteer position is an excellent opportunity for applicants interested in gaining experience in fundraising development in a non-profit or museum setting.
Responsibilities: Update database, maintain files, help with mailings and membership materials, research potential funders online, help write proposals. Assist with other administrative tasks as needed. Other opportunities dependent on interest and skill level.Qualifications: Detail-oriented, friendly, flexible and able to work independently. Professional and discreet. Familiar with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel). Writing and/or research skills a plus.